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An extraordinary collection of photographs


Fishing Baja 2000
Fishing the Sea of Cortez off Cerralvo Island

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U.S. Civil War - 1862
Jessup Pollard, 28th Reg. Massachusetts

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The Year of 1960 (I was 33 years old)

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Wedding photo of Robert H. Morris and Mary Boisseranc taken in 1960. Photo of Knott's Bary Farm in Buena Vista. Heading for Lake Arrowhead on Highway 18. The Biological Sciences Building at Cal State Los Angeles. Crystal Cafeteria on Holt Avenue in Pomona, California.

My short marriage to Mary
There was no doubt that she was still a virgin, and we had trouble consummating the marriage.

Knott's Berry Farm
One of three trips I made with my wife Mary. It was an all-day visit.

Heading to Lake Arrowhead for our honeymoon
We headed north on Highway 18 for our honeymoon at Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains.

Cal State Los Angeles
The Biological Sciences building where I spent many hours.

Crystal Cafeteria on Holt Avenue
Mary and I stopped here after visiting the L.A. County Fair in Pomona.

An orange orchard in Pomona, California.

Orange Orchard in Porterville
Mary and I visited friends of her family here.

Drawing from Zoology Class.

Drawing from Zoology class
We dissected bullfrogs.

Drawing from my Comparative Anatomy class at Cal State Los Angeles.

A drawing from my Comparative Anatomy class
We dissected sharks in this course.

Notes from Marine Biology class.

Notes from Marine Biology
In the late 1970s, I would draw 761 marine animals for a book called Intertidal Invertebrates of California.
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Point Fermin on the California coast.

Point Fermin on the California Coast
It was the first time in my life that I saw a tidepool. Little did I know that I would end-up studying tidepools for several years throughout my life.

A thick bed of Zostera at Newport Bay. Digging for eggs at Newport Bay in 1960. Egg capsules from the Mudflat Octopus. The surf grass Phyllospadix. The Nassarius snail with clusters of its eggs. The tide pools of Corona Del Mar in 1960.

Corona Del Mar
A magnificent place at low tide.

Nassarius snail
With a cluster of its egg capsules.

A surf grass

Eggs of the Mudflat Octopus
These embryonic egg capsules were very abuntant in 1960.

Diggers at Newport Bay

Mudflat at Newport Bay
Covered with a thick blanket of Zostera.

A gravelly beach at Goleta in 1960.

A gravelly beach at Goleta
Another great place at low tide.


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